Board and Management
Board of Directors
Craig Smith-Gander is an experienced company director in both ASX and large not for profit organisations with a track record of successfully devising, implementing and maintaining strategies to grow businesses.
He emphasises good corporate governance; guiding companies in an ethical and responsible fashion in the interests of creating and maintaining shareholder value. Mr Smith-Gander has a strong background in engineering, construction and mining, and corporate advisory with both Australian and international investment banks.
He is presently owner and Managing Director of Kwik Logistics, Chairman of the Western Roads Foundation, President of Surf Life Saving Western Australia and former Chairman of Westcycle. He is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon and served as an officer in the Australian Regular Army.
Xavier KrisNon-Executive Director
Having successfully led technology businesses in the USA, Europe, South East Asia and Australia as an operational CEO in high growth environments, Mr Kris is a specialist in transforming single vertical, product-based businesses into international, recurring revenue, high gross margin, platform-based enterprises.
As a director, advisor and executive in public and private companies, he has completed over 15 accretive acquisitions internationally and helped scale organisations organically through strategic partnerships and enterprise sales deals with global marquee clients.
David WheelerNon-Executive Director
Mr Wheeler has more than 30 years of Executive Management, Directorship, and Corporate Advisory experience. He is a foundation Director and Partner of Pathways Corporate a boutique Corporate Advisory firm that undertakes assignments on behalf of family offices, private clients, and ASX listed companies.
Mr Wheeler has successfully engaged in business projects in the USA, UK, Europe, NZ, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the Middle East. David is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and serves on public and private company boards currently holding a number of Directorships and Advisory positions in Australian ASX listed companies.
Chris MewsNon-Executive Director
Mr Mews is an experienced non-executive director with over 20 years in the financial services sector, having held senior positions in finance, corporate secretarial and compliance in listed and unlisted companies. Chris is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Merchant Group Pty Ltd, a Perth based financial services firm that provides funds management and corporate finance services, with investment experience both in Australia and internationally. Prior to Merchant Group, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of listed biotech Company Polynovo Limited (ASX:PNV), and is currently Non-Executive Director of Health House International Limited (ASX:VPC) and Non-Executive Director of Auscann Group Holdings Limited (ASX:AC8).
Mr Mews holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting and is a Certified Practising Accountant, a Chartered Company Secretary and member of the Governance Institute of Australia.